Programming

How do you think your favorite Fortnite character moves like that? Or how you get to the webpage you want with one word in the search bar? Or where the perfectly designed car starts? It’s called programming.

“You might not think that programmers are artists, but programming is an extremely creative profession. It’s logic-based creativity.”

—John Romero, Inventor

Programming

How do you think your favorite Fortnite character moves like that? Or how you get to the webpage you want with one word in the search bar? Or where the perfectly designed car starts? It’s called programming.

“You might not think that programmers are artists, but programming is an extremely creative profession. It’s logic-based creativity.”

—John Romero, Inventor

Be a part of programming.

Programming is the process of creating a set of instructions that tell a computer what to do and how to do it. And it’s one of the most in-demand jobs in tech. That’s because from cars to banks to manufacturing, today’s world runs on code.

If you’re all about problem solving, can’t get enough of languages and love finding ways to automate tasks, programming might just be your thing. Get on the path to a career in programming, right here in northern Virginia.

Check out the job titles you could have someday in this field:
Programmer, Software Application Developer, Web Developer, Systems Engineer, Developer, Database Administrator, Systems Analyst, Software QA Engineer, Network Administrator

Check out the job titles you could have someday in this field:
Programmer, Software Application Developer, Web Developer, Systems Engineer, Developer, Database Administrator, Systems Analyst, Software QA Engineer, Network Administrator

the first video game, Spacewar, was created.

1952
the first video game, Spacewar, was created.

number of programming languages.

698
number of programming languages.

Ada Lovelace, the female mathematician, became the first programmer.

1943
Ada Lovelace, the female mathematician, became the first programmer.

an email program is created using these three programming languages: CSS, HTML, and JavaScript.

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an email program is created using these three programming languages: CSS, HTML, and JavaScript.

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